DALLAS — Russell F. Coleman has been named executive vice president, general counsel, corporate secretary and government affairs for Dean Foods Co., effective Aug. 1.
|Russell F. Coleman, new executive vice president, general counsel, corporate secretary and government affairs for Dean Foods|
Coleman joins Dean Foods from Meadows Collier law firm, where he was a partner. Before Meadows Collier, he was general counsel of national media company Belo Corp.
“Russ’ extensive general counsel experience as a leader in a publicly traded company, along with his significant background in leadership development, business transactions and governance and securities matters, make him an ideal fit for Dean Foods as we continue to focus on our growth,” said Gregg Tanner, CEO of Dean Foods. “He is a well-respected and proven leader and I’m excited to welcome him to our organization.”